After graduating from University of Sheffield, Dr Gerald Brookes trained in general Ear, Nose & Throat surgery at Bristol Royal Infirmary and King’s College Hospital in London. Afterwards, he underwent specialised training in Otology, Neuro-Otology and Skull Base Surgery at The London Hospital and the University of Michigan, USA.
In 1984 he was appointed as Consultant Neuro-Otologist, ENT & Skull Base Surgeon at The National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, Queen Square and The Royal National Throat, Nose & Ear Hospital, London. Subsequently he was appointed Honorary Senior Lecturer in Otolaryngology at the Institute of Neurology and Institute of Laryngology and Otology.
He has published well over 100 original articles and eight book chapters especially on Ear and Balance disorders including Meniere’s disease, Acoustic Neuroma and other Skull Base conditions, and neurologically related ENT disorders including Laryngeal Dystonia.
Dr Brookes founded The Harley Street ENT Clinic in 2004 with Dr Natalie Brookes, his wife and Consultant Rhinologist and ENT Surgeon.
Dr Gerald Brookes is regularly consulted by the media for his expertise. He has been interviewed by the Daily Mail, featured on Channel 4's Embarassing Bodies, looked after The X-Factor contestants and recently, appeared on BBC Radio 2 with Chris Evans.
• Ear and Balance disorders
• Meniere’s disease
• Acoustic neuroma
• Laryngeal dystonia
MB ChB – Sheffield University Medical School, 1974
FRCS Otolaryngology – Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 1979
SAC accreditation – Surgical Advisory Committee accreditation in Otolaryngology, 1983
• Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
• Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine
• The British Association of Otolaryngologists-Head & Neck Surgeons
• The American Neurotological Society
• The British Society of Otology
• The British & European Skull Base Societies
• Member of the Otorhinolaryngology Research (ORS) Society
• Medical Advisor to the British Acoustic Neuroma Association (BANA)
• Down’s Travelling Scholarship – Royal Society of Medicine, 1981
• Runner-up in BUPA sponsored ‘Doctor of the Year’ competition, 1981
(Subject: Nutrition in head and neck cancer)
• TWJ Clinical & Research Fellowship Neurotology & Skull Base Surgery – University of Michigan, USA, 1982.